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TV tower in Kyiv hit by several explosions, Ukraine parliament says

Ukrainian TV channels reportedly stopped broadcasting shortly afterward.

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Ukrainian servicemen ride on top of an armuored personnel carrier speeding down a deserted boulevard during an air raid alarm, in Kyiv, Ukraine (Vadim Ghirda/AP)

Ukrainian servicemen ride on top of an armuored personnel carrier speeding down a deserted boulevard during an air raid alarm, in Kyiv, Ukraine (Vadim Ghirda/AP)

Ukrainian servicemen ride on top of an armuored personnel carrier speeding down a deserted boulevard during an air raid alarm, in Kyiv, Ukraine (Vadim Ghirda/AP)

The TV tower in Ukraine’s capital Kyiv has been hit, according to the country’s parliament.

The parliament posted a photo of clouds of smoke around the tower.

Local media reported that there were several explosions.

It was also reported that Ukrainian TV channels stopped broadcasting shortly afterward.

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